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... life goes on’ or ‘not everyone is fascinated by football’ reasons, but Sao Paulo is not a tourist town. It’s not like London, Paris or Munich. It’s as if the city overwhelms the event just as it overwhelms everything else. There is not even much street decoration, other than in the centre of town or along the main Avenue Paulista.This is a financial, business and industrial town, with no major river running through it and the beaches are ...
... to feel tired but I was worried if I fell asleep I would miss my plane. I wandered around duty free and started to feel as though I was swaying. I'm not sure if that was because I was so tired or because I'd spent so long up in the air. Finally the time came to board the final 14 hour flight have a bit of dinner and catch a few hours sleep. I think I only slept for around 4 or 5 hours but it was a good deep sleep, which gave me enough energy to stay alert through customs and the bus ...
... at University of São Paulo. I have never seen such a big university in my life! The faculty of social sciences doesn't focus on one particular subject but offers political science, sociology and anthropology to undergraduates. I attended a class in Portuguese and Ana and Allan, sorry for not introducing their names before, were kind enough to translate the lecturer's lecture.
Sao Paulo was just a concrete jungle, 20 million people, lots of grey, and we lost out guide book so we were of course a bit lost. We tried going to the national art museum but it was closed on mondays if you can believe it. Probably the highlight of our visit was the metro (I love metros) and going to see the new movie The Hunger Games, based on a hit trilogy of books. I liked it so much, I wrote a review of it! Check it ...
Today was our first successful outing since my arrival in Brazil. We ventured down to Embu, still in Sao Paulo state. In Embu is a community/village/whatever called Embu das Artes, a big cluster of artisans stores on the mountainside. Its city center is a lot like that of Old San Juan, but it was BUSTLING. There were so many people!!
My brother was starving so he insisted we plop down in a café that faced the city park. I had ...
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